We are always delighted by community organizations that do targeted drives. Mr. Leone and Ms. Suma, teachers at Bigelow Middle School, recently stropped by the pantry to drop off donations from a successful collection by Bigelow students.
The Newton Food Pantry welcomed 7th graders from Winsor School at Monday’s Service Day. The girls toured the pantry, had a discussion on food insecurity, helped complete various projects, and then sorted/boxed all their donations. The girls were busy! Thanks to you all for your thoughtfulness and support for our community.
Chuck Gorman from Whole Foods came by the pantry in December to drop off a generous donation on behalf of Whole Foods as part of the November 2017 Turkey Trot. Thank you Whole Foods, we are so grateful!
We are so grateful to all those who stopped by the Newton Food Pantry during the holiday season to volunteer their time and drop off collected donations. A special thanks to Change Healthcare, Mary Immaculate of Lourdes and Mount Ida College.
Wearing a dapper green hat, black sweater adorned with funky buttons and pants with a jaunty pattern, passersby might assume John Murray was a stylish European gentleman out for a stroll with his friendly English springer spaniel Watson, if they spotted him around Newton. Read the full Newton Food Pantry coverage from the December 13,…
What an amazing turnout for this year’s Newton Turkey Trot! The Newton Food Pantry collected more than 30 bags of groceries (over 300 donated food items) throughout the event. Officially the event raised $6,000 for the Newton Food Pantry. Thanks to all our wonderful volunteers who helped out during the race and cheered on runners.
Last week parents from the Angier Elementary School PTO visited the Newton Food Pantry to unload roughly 50 boxes of donations they collected from their recent Angier school community food drive. A tremendous effort by all and we are so grateful!
A HUGE thank you to Cub Scout Pack 355 Newton who visited the Newton Food Pantry twice over the last couple weeks for service days, bringing over 100 BAGS OF GROCERIES (close to 1,600 pounds)! Thanks for all your efforts, we are so grateful.
A big thank you for the support of the local Girl Scouts who recently delivered teas & spices to the Newton Food Pantry. These teas & spices were collected by the Girl Scouts from the Angier School as well as purchased at the Waban Market (who also contributed to the cause when the girls told…
We are so pleased to share that Our Neighbors’ Table 2017 was an amazing success for the Newton Food Pantry. This year’s event generated enough funds to cover the cost of 7,500 bags of groceries for Newton residents in need of supplemental food. Our grocery bags are filled with fresh produce, fresh dairy, staples and personal…